OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-1097

AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION REFORM ACT OF 2012.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 6156

File Copy No.: 544

Senate Calendar No.: 389


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact:

Municipalities

Effect

FY 14 $

FY 15 $

Various Local and Regional School Districts

Delays Cost in Bill

See Below

None

Explanation

The amendment delays, until July 1, 2014, the rollout of the new teacher evaluation program. The FY 13 Revised Budget provided $3.5 million to the State Department of Education (SDE) to support local and regional boards of education in preparing for the new teacher evaluations. To the extent that various local and regional school districts would have incurred additional costs in FY 14, these costs would be delayed until FY 15.

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.